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We are a region defined by connection. Here, the Cincinnati USA CVB connects qualified travel, trade and news journalists, freelancers and bloggers with information and resources to tell Cincinnati USA’s stories.


Dan Lincoln to Retire from the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau

2017-12-07 :: The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced today the retirement of President and CEO Dan Lincoln. Lincoln, who restored national prominence to Cincinnati’s tourism and convention scene, will retire on Dec. 31. The CVB has engaged a national search firm to replace Lincoln. Current Chief Operating Officer Mike Laatsch will serve as Interim CEO until a successor is named.    More >

Cincinnati USA CVB continues to host influential decision-makers

2017-11-14 :: Key decision-makers for major meetings and conventions will once again gather in Cincinnati this week, as the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts the 58th Annual Service Club Leaders Conference, Nov. 16-18.   More >

Convention and Meeting Planners to Gather in Cincinnati

2017-10-24 :: Cincinnati will be on display this week as more than 400 meeting planners representing hundreds of future conventions, meetings and events convene in the Queen City for a series of tradeshows hosted by Connect Meetings, Oct. 24-26.   More >

Tourism Counts: Cincinnati visitors inject $5 billion into local economy

2017-09-27 :: In 2016, more than 26 million people visited the Cincinnati region and spent $5 billion collectively, according to a new report, The Economic Impact of Tourism in the Greater Cincinnati Region. Growth in the region’s travel and tourism industry outpaced national averages in most key categories, reflecting the local industry’s trend of year-over-year progress.   More >

Cincinnati USA CVB Creates New Multicultural Sales Team

2017-09-21 :: The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the creation of a new multicultural sales team to build on its success in attracting multicultural meetings and conventions to the region.     More >


AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks Joins Downtown Cincinnati Hotel Boom
November 22, 2017 :: CORPORATE EVENT NEWS - On Oct. 27, the new AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks opened its doors. Located in The Banks riverfront development, the new hotel features 171 sleeping rooms and suites, many with balconies overlooking the Ohio River and Smale Riverfront Park. More >
9 Must-Try Restaurants in Cincinnati
November 13, 2017 :: ZAGAT - Many Chicagoans aren't aware of how close they are to another of the Midwest’s most vibrant and historic cities. In less than five hours via car, you can be in Cincinnati, a city filled with destination dining.  More >
Greater Cincinnati's economy fastest-growing in Midwest
November 13, 2017 :: CINCINNATI ENQUIRER - Greater Cincinnati's $132 billion economy has not only surpassed Columbus as Ohio's largest, it is the fastest-growing major city in the Midwest. More >
Under $100: Cincinnati, Ohio
November 8, 2017 :: TRAZEE TRAVEL - Spend a day tasting the flavors of Cincinnati, experiencing some of its one-of-a-kind attractions and discover why the Queen City is a must-visit destination, all for under $100. More >
Cincinnati among best cities to start a business
November 7, 2017 :: CINCINNATI BUSINESS COURIER - Cincinnati is the best city in Ohio to start a business, according to a new survey. The Queen City ranked No. 4 overall among "Top 100 U.S. Cities to Start a Business," a new report from How to Start an LLC. Other Ohio cities included in the survey were Columbus (No. 16) and Hamilton (No. 28). More >
Innovative grantmaking program to help transform the region's health
2017-12-13 :: More >
Support for major developments highlights steady progress in Walnut Hills
2017-12-12 :: More >
In photos: A look back at IDEALAB Movement Makers
2017-12-12 :: More >
Soapbox Picks: Projects to watch in 2018
2017-12-12 :: More >
A collaborative film project to showcase what makes Walnut Hills unique, special
2017-12-12 :: More >